First Defense Witness in Terrorism Case

PORTLAND, Ore. — The first defense witness took the stand in a Oregon terrorism case. Mohamed Mohamud’s father says his son was brainwashed by the FBI. Osman Barre was the one who originally contacted the FBI in 2009. He claims, at that time, he believed his son was in danger of being brainwashed by Al-Qaeda … Continue reading »

Mohamud Trial Begins

PORTLAND, Ore. — On Thursday, jury selection began for the man accused of trying to detonate a bomb during an Oregon Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Thursday morning, jury selection is scheduled to begin, for the trial of Mohamed Mohamud. According to the FBI, Mohamud intended to kill thousands in a Portland bombing in November of … Continue reading »